ACI Student Chapter at FIU place 2nd and 3rd in Concrete Bowling Ball Competition

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Florida International University’s (FIU) three teams took the top three spots at the 2017 Florida Concrete & Products Association’s (FC&PA) fourth annual Concrete Bowling Ball Competition in Orlando, Florida. Eleven teams from seven universities in Florida competed, and FIU’s School of Construction team took first place and the two teams from American Concrete Institute’s (ACI) […]

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FIU News: Donors, faculty strengthen partnerships at inaugural Endowed Faculty Reception

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By Charles Crespo FIU held its first Endowed Faculty Reception at the Reagan House March 22 to provide donors and scholars an opportunity to meet and converse about their values, visions, projects and aspirations. The goal was to strengthen donor-faculty relationships, and thank donors for their support and role in helping FIU move into the […]

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ASCE brings home awards from the 2017 Southeast Student Conference

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The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Student Chapter at Florida International University (FIU) attended the 2017 Southeast Student Conference on March 16-18, 2017 hosted by Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, Florida. FIU’s student chapter was able to place first in the Environmental competition and third in Professional Paper competition and ranked 12th among […]

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The New ABCs of Bridges

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The New ABCs of Bridges – click here to read full article Prism Magazine: January 2017 Atorod Azizinamini directs the Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transpiration Center at Florida International University … Terry, Prism magazine is an ASEE publication.

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[FIU News] U.S. Dept. of Transportation awards FIU millions to help build safer bridges

The U.S. Department of Transportation is advancing the FIU Bridge Engineering Program’s efforts to make the country’s aging bridges safer. FIU will receive $1.5 million per year, for five years, for its Accelerated Bridge Construction University Transportation Center (ABC-UTC). A combined match from the state and private sector will bring the award to more than $10 […]

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[FIU News] FIU in D.C. debuts innovative bridge, high-rise design classes for professionals

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For the first time last week, FIU in D.C. offered classes for engineering professionals and graduate students from around the country. “Design of Steel Bridges” – taught by Atorod Azizinamini, chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering – was the first FIU course to leverage the university’s preeminent research strengths for a national executive educational […]

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FIU in D.C.: Accelerated bridge construction findings presented

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Last week, while FIU joined the American Association for the Advancement of Science’s Innovation: An American Imperative (#InnovationImperative) initiative to encourage Congress to support more STEM research, the College of Engineering & Computing’s Atorod Azizinamini also presented on Accelerated Bridge Construction (ABC) at the U.S. Dept. of Transportation. Plus, a very special Panther alumna joined […]

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CEE Ph.D. Students Chosen to Present at SSPC Showcase

The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), a non-profit professional society concerned with the use of coatings to protect industrial steel structures, put on their annual showcase this past January 19th – 21st. A section of the showcase was dedicated to student “Poster Sessions.” Just ten students from across the nation were chosen to exhibit their research […]

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Fall 2015 Ph.D. Graduates

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The CEE Department is proud to announce and share the stories of its Fall 2015 Ph.D. graduates: Xiong Yang, Xin Jiao, Bahareh Inanloo, Khandker Saqib Ishtiaq, and Sahar Ghasemi.   Xiong Yang obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering and decided to take the plunge into the CEE doctoral program. Focusing on Structural Engineering, he specifically explored the use of […]

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CEE Graduate Student Becomes One of Two Chi Epsilon Fellows Nationwide

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He’s done it again! Just a short while after receiving the Dwight David Eisenhower Transportation Fellowship Program (DDETFP) Transportation Research Board Fellowship, Mario Rojas has secured another fellowship – this time, the Chi Epsilon Graduate Fellowship. Chi Epsilon is a nationwide civil engineering honor society established in 1923. It currently has 131 active chapters and […]

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